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RECESSED AIR SUPPLY

GCAFA SERIES

1' x 4', 2' x 2', 2' x 4'
or 20" x 48" Troffer
1, 2, 3 or 4 Lamp
SPECIFICATION RECESSED
AIR SUPPLY TROFFER
Equipped with energy
saving ballasts/complies
with federal energy
efficiency standards
Floating extruded
aluminum door/black reveal
Self locking, spring loaded
Cam latch/T hinge
Die embossed para-
contoured housing (6)
Deep “V” raceway/ballast
cover(7)
End plates secured with
interlocking tabs and
screws
Four auxiliary fixture end
suspension points
provided
End plate grid-lock
feature(9) (12)
Efficient air handling
options
For information on flanged
fixture, including ceiling
opening size, see Technical
Section.
UL/CUL Listed. Suitable for
damp locations.
DIMENSIONSDESCRIPTION
The GCAFA Series features a
nominal 4-1/2" deep para-contoured
fixture housing, high reflectivity and
optimum lamp to lens spacing. The
finish provides high reflectance. The
Series produces total uniformity of
light in the luminous area and is
compatible with all of today’s
popular ceiling systems. The GCAFA
Series is an excellent choice for
commercial office spaces, schools,
hospitals or retail merchandising
areas.
B
A
NOMINAL SIZE A B
1' x 4' 11-3/4" (298mm) 5-5/8" (143mm)
2' x 2' 23-3/4" (603mm) 4-5/8" (117mm)
2' x 4' 23-3/4" (603mm) 4-5/8" (117mm)
20" x 48" 19-3/4" (502mm) 4-5/8" (117mm)
ORDERING INFORMATION
SAMPLE NUMBER: 2GCAFA-232A-120V-EB81-U
Number of Lamps(2)
1, 2, 3or 4lamps
(Not Included)
Wattage (Length)
U6=40W T12 (24")
U6T8=32W T8 (24")
U15/8=31W T8 (24")
BX40=40W Biax (24")
17=17W T8 (24")
20=20W T12 (24")
40=40W T12 (48")
32=32W T8 (48")
Shielding
A=#12 PatternAcrylic
(See Lens and Louver Tables for
additional shielding options)
2'Width
Series
C=Specification
Deep Troffer
Trim Type
G=Grid/Lay-in –
Standard
G=Concealed T
G=Slot Grid(1)
F=Flange Trim
MZ=Modular Trim
Doorframes
FA=Flat White Extruded
Aluminum Door
RA=3/8" Regressed White
Extruded Aluminum Door
FAN=Flat Natural Extruded
Aluminum Door
RAN=3/8" Regressed Natural
Extruded Aluminum Door
FAB=Flat Black Extruded
Aluminum Door
RAB=3/8" Regressed Black
Extruded Aluminum Door
A=For Air Handling Floating
Door, Black Reveal
B=For Non-Air Handling
Floating Door, Black Reveal
V=Directional Air Vane For Use
With Air Handling Fixture Only
Blank=No Vane
2048=20" Width
x 48" Length
Voltage(3)
120V=120 Volt
277V=277 Volt
347V=347 Volt
UNV=Universal Voltage 120-277(4)
Starting Type
LTS=Low Trigger Start (20 Watt)
(120V only)
HTS=High Trigger Start (20 Watt)
Options
GL=Single Element Fuse
GM=Double Element Fuse
WTR=White Reveal
Lamps- for lamps installed, see lamp options table
Flex- for flex installed, see flex ordering table
Emergency- for EM installed, see EM options table
Ballast Type(3)
Blank=Standard Magnetic Ballast (Biax
& 20W)
LEOC8=T8 Magnetic Energy Saving
LE3=T12 Magnetic Energy Saving
ER8 =T8 Electronic Program Rapid Start.
Total Harmonic Distortion < 10%
EB8 =T8 Electronic Instant Start. Total
Harmonic Distortion < 20%
EB8 /PLUS=T8 Electronic Instant Start.
High Ballast Factor >1.13.
Total Harmonic Distortion
< 20%
TEB8 =T8 Electronic Instant Start. Total
Harmonic Distortion < 10%
EB5 =T5 Biax Electronic Instant Start.
Total Harmonic Distortion < 20%
TEB5 =T5 Biax Electronic Instant Start.
Total Harmonic Distortion < 10%
EB2 =T12 Electronic Rapid Start.
DLS=Digital Lighting System Dimming
(For complete details on generic or to specify
manufacturer’s ballast see pg. 469)
No. of Ballast
1, 2 or 3
No. of Ballast
1, 2 or 3
No. of Ballast
1, 2 or 3
No. of Ballast
1, 2 or 3
No. of Ballast
1, 2 or 3
No. of
Ballast
1, 2 or 3
No. of Ballast
1 or 2
Options
(See Options
Section)
Packaging
U=Unit Pack
PAL=Job Pack,
out of carton
PALC=Job Pack,
in carton
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NOTES:(1)An EQ Grid Clip is recommended for all 9/16" ceiling systems. (2)Standard off-center ballast compartment on 3-lamp fixtures. (3)Products also available in non-
US voltages and frequencies for international markets. (4)Not available when specifying emergencies, voltage must be specific.
For complete product data, reference the Fluorescent Specification binder. Specifications & dimensions subject to change without notice. Consult your Cooper Lighting
Representative for availability and ordering information.